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Higher Education Looks to Technology to Improve Teaching, Learning, and Research

As colleges and universities continue to transform how students learn and engage with schools, it is becoming apparent that additional innovations in technology are needed to help institutions use shrinking resources to further improve teaching, learning, and research activities. These imperatives surfaced during formal panel discussions and informal networking sessions at the recent Oracle Industry Connect event, a thought-leadership conference where education was a featured industry. Get the highlights of the conference.
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Boise State University Calls Move to the Cloud a "Game Changer"

Boise State University, a public research institution located in Boise, Idaho, is now implementing Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud, an industry-leading cloud solution for core financial processes. Boise State University Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration Jo Ellen Dinucci explains how the move will help the university reduce costs, promote efficiency, and advance educational opportunities.
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Oracle Delivers New Tools to Drive Student Engagement and Success

To help higher-education institutions enhance student outreach and retention, Oracle released Oracle Marketing Cloud for student engagement. Designed for the unique requirements of marketing professionals at colleges and universities, the new solution helps institutions build stronger student experiences by managing every interaction in the student’s higher-education journey across various channels and devices. Learn more about the new solution.
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Oracle Industry Connect Education and Research General Session

Oracle Industry Connect Education and Research General Session (1:37:19)

In this panel session, industry leaders discuss how technology can foster innovation in education and research and enable new business models.

The Changing Role of the CIO in an Age of Digital Disruption (23:10)

Boise State University Drives Institutional Excellence with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud (2:15)

The Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance Experience at CERN (2:21)

Predictive Analytics Help Valdosta State University Strategize for Student Success (2:17)

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"Modern Marketing at Indiana University: Sharing Student Experience Stories with the World"

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT
Indiana University Assistant Director, Office of Enrollment Management Jay Steele shares how Oracle Marketing Cloud is helping to increase student engagement and improve content to drive quality recruitment and retention across social channels.

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“Campus Intelligence in the Cloud: Closer Than You Think”

Learn how Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service is helping Boise State University perform mission-critical analytics to make migrating its enterprise resource planning and administrative solutions to the cloud easier, faster, and more successful.

“Oracle Mobile Update: Rethink Mobile, Beyond Mobile First”

Oracle executives responsible for Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite, and Oracle Mobile solutions discuss Oracle’s mobile strategy and how organizations can rethink mobility to transform their business.

“How Finance Leaders Can Use the Cloud to Lift Forecast Speed and Accuracy”

Presented by, this webcast examines how cloud computing can help boost the speed and accuracy of forecasts.

“Modernize Your Enterprise with Enterprise Resource Planning in the Cloud”

IDC Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions Mike Fauscette discusses recent survey findings on enterprise resource planning in the cloud.

“Invest in Innovation: Upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.2”

Watch this replay of a recent webcast featuring Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Senior Vice President Paco Aubrejuan discussing what’s new in the latest product release.

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Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education

Now Oracle can offer educational institutions unmatched savings on its award-winning systems products, making it more affordable for educational institutions to create scalable, high-performing, and low total cost of ownership teaching and learning environments with discounts off the list price of selected Oracle’s Sun solutions. The latest Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education (HOPE) was released in October 2014 and is good through May 31, 2015.
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“Boise State University Selects Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud to Transform Financial Processes and Reduce IT Complexity”

“Oracle Marketing Cloud Helps Higher-Education Institutions Improve Student Engagement and Retention”

“Central Washington University Uses PeopleSoft Solution to Launch New Digital Information Portal for Streamlined Access to Financial, Human Resources, and Student Information”

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“University of the Free State Gains in Business Agility with Engineered Database Platform to Better Serve Global Student Population”

“University of New Brunswick Engages Alumni Base with Targeted Campaigns”

“Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Uses Extreme Performance to Eliminate Downtime and to Support a 10x Increase in Enrollment”

“Los Rios Community College District Saves US$40,000 Annually by Issuing Pay Stubs Electronically—Gains Advantages of Self-Service for Students and Staff”

Read More Oracle Education and Research Customer Success Stories

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Oracle Education and Research Executive Blog

Featuring Oracle Global Vice President, Education and Research Cole Clark.

Modern HR in the Cloud

Keep up with the latest from Oracle’s human capital management experts.

Oracle Customer Experience Blog

Join the experience revolution.

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

Get the latest information about Oracle Enterprise Performance Management solutions and trends.

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“Modern Marketing for the Modern Campus—Best Practices for Higher Education”

“Education Transformation: How New Technologies Can Help Higher-Education Institutions Meet the Needs of Modern Students”

“High-Impact Outreach for Higher Education: Igniting Enrollment with Digital Marketing”

“The Gateway to Student Centricity: Secrets to Improving Performance While Reducing Dropout Rates”

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Ovum Report: “2015 Trends to Watch: Higher Education”

Article: “PaaS-Enabled Digital Transformation”

Brief: “Enterprise Big Data Predictions 2015”

Profit Magazine: “PaaS and SaaS: Perfect Together”

White Paper: “Agile Analytics in the Cloud”

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Learn more about Oracle in the education and research industry.

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PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Learn how to set up and use your Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions with expert training from Oracle University. Classes are available in our Live Virtual Class format. Check out schedules for the following courses:

View all PeopleSoft Campus Solutions training.

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Oracle Magazine on Twitter

Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Twitter with Oracle Magazine, the world’s largest IT publication, and be a part of our growing community. Network with colleagues about content directly from Oracle Magazine, as well as exclusive content found only on Twitter. Join us.

Oracle Magazine on Twitter
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Oracle User Groups: Join Today

Oracle is committed to fostering strong and independent user groups worldwide. The more than 900 user groups focused on products, technologies, applications, and industries provide dynamic forums for customers to share information, experiences, and expertise. Find the one that’s right for you.

Oracle User Groups
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Educause Administrative IT Summit

June 22–24, 2015 | Seattle, Washington
Oracle is a Gold sponsor of the Administrative IT Summit hosted by EDUCAUSE & NACUBO. Oracle Vice President of Product Development, Higher Education Mark Armstrong will participate in the analytics panel, “Getting the Most from Your Analytics Investment,” on Tuesday, June 23, at 4:00 pm PT.

Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2015

June 23–25, 2015 | São Paulo, Brazil

NACUBO Annual Meeting 2015

July 18–21, 2015 | Nashville, Tennessee
Join us for the Corporate Showcase panel session, “Achieving Institutional Effectiveness Through Data-Driven Decision-Making,” on Tuesday, July 21, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld

October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California | #oow15
Discover the most innovative and diverse Oracle content, delivered all in one place. Make plans now to attend Oracle OpenWorld 2015 and get the breadth and depth of information you need to know on your journey to becoming a modern campus.

EDUCAUSE 2015 Annual Conference

October 27–30, 2015 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Oracle is a Gold sponsor at this premier higher-education IT event that offers an innovative and informative program, provides you with an opportunity to build your professional network, and allows you to learn, reflect, and engage with colleagues from around the world. Come participate in hands-on demos, learn about practical paths to the modern campus, and attend a “Hot Topics” session.

UKOUG Applications Conference and Exhibition 2015

December 7–9, 2015 | Birmingham, England

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